The 2022 Ballon d’Or ceremony took place in Paris, with Karim Benzema winning his first Ballon d’Or trophy for Real Madrid’s La Liga and UEFA Champions League success. Barcelona’s Gavi won the Kopa trophy for the second consecutive year, while Alexia Putellas won the Ballon d’Or Femini for the second year in a row. Thibaut Courtois, Real Madrid’s goalkeeper, won the Yashin trophy, and Sadio Mane won the Socrates award for philanthropic efforts. Manchester City won Club of the Year, while Robert Lewandowski won the Gerd Mueller trophy for the second consecutive year. Many other top players in football made it to the top 30 list.
The Ballon d’Or ceremony for 2022 took place on October 17 at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris and was hugely successful. Great players from various leagues received the recognition they deserved, making the event truly special.
TikToker, Iran Ferreira, and many football legends also attended to support their favourite players, adding to the event’s memorable atmosphere.
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Karim Benzema, Real Madrid’s star player, won his first Ballon d’Or trophy after an impressive run in LaLiga and the UEFA Champions League. His outstanding performance, paired with his teammates, led them to the heights of glory in their league and UCL campaigns.
Gavi, Barcelona’s rising star, deservedly won the Kopa trophy, becoming the second consecutive Barcelona player to win the award. He surpassed the likes of Bayern Munich’s rising star, Musiala, and Real Madrid’s gem to clinch the award.